Article | 1/12/2009
Christmas gift guide: headphones, MP3 players and digital radios
While there haven't been the same frenzied price drops and big bargain deals that the television market has enjoyed, there are still some good deals a...
Article | 31/10/2009
Palm lost the iTunes sync battle (again)
The release of the iTunes 9.0.2 update on Thursday yet again disables Palm's workaround to sync with Apple's popular jukebox software. Perhaps it's hi...
Article | 20/10/2009
Showdown: top 5 media streamers
A media streamer will let you use your big-screen TV to show off photos taken with your digital camera, play your MP3 collection and display downloade...
Article | 8/10/2009
Digital radio showdown
The market for DAB+ digital radios is starting to heat up in Australia. We've taken a look at the best digital radios at three different price points....
Article | 29/09/2009
iPod volume restrictions on the way
Have you heard? iPods in Europe are about to get a lot more quiet. Regulators have released a new set of standards governing how loud portable music p...
Article | 25/09/2009
Turn it up to 11: tech's contributions to rock and roll
Many of rock's greatest moments hinge on shifts in music technology. Here is a chronology of some of the highlights.
Article | 14/09/2009
In Pictures: FL Studio 9
FL Studio keeps getting better with a host of new tweaks and innovations. Version 9 of this software music production environment is the culmination ...
Article | 10/09/2009
First look: New iPod nano with video recording
We all knew it was coming. When Steve Jobs said that there was "one more thing" at Apple's Rock and Roll event, I don't think anyone in the Yerba Buen...
Article | 18/08/2009
Father’s Day Gift Guide: Sound advice for the music aficionado
Does your dad prefer the finer things in life? Good wine, good food and good music to accompany it all? If he’s a music lover then we’ve done the legw...
Article | 14/08/2009
What's the deal with Apple's September event?
Hold the presses, kiddos -- we have a hot new Apple rumor on our hands. This time, Apple has allegedly scheduled a "keynote event" for September, acco...
Article | 13/08/2009
Top 10 must-have iPhone apps for multimedia junkies
Bored? You won't be after you download a few of these entertaining gems for the iPhone. In the following slides, you'll see multimedia apps that let y...
Article | 13/08/2009
Zune HD vs iPod Touch: feature smackdown
We are just over a month away from the launch of Microsoft's contender to the iPod Touch, the Zune HD. Microsoft has put all its creative forces behin...
Article | 28/07/2009
PlayStation 3 VidZone Q&A
Last month, Sony launched VidZone for the PlayStation 3 -- an on-demand video service that offers thousands of music videos free of charge.
Article | 27/07/2009
Cool speakers from around the world
Kenwood's stunning new speakers (pictured above) are just about to hit Japanese stores, and hit them they shall. Each speaker is encased in a beautifu...
Article | 25/07/2009
Food fight! Palm and Apple out of sync!
Palm Inc.'s decision to re-enable syncing to iTunes in its new Web OS update has an element of Palm taunting Apple Inc.
Article | 25/07/2009
Why Palm Needs To Ditch iTunes and Create a Media Sync
Yesterday Palm released an update to its webOS mobile operating system for the Pre, v1.1.0. The new webOS packs a handful of enterprise-oriented featu...
Article | 15/07/2009
Apple's iPhone and iPod monopolies must go
With a year and 1.5 billion downloads under its belt, maybe its time for Apple's App Store--and Music Store--to get some competition. Whether Apple li...
Article | 10/07/2009
Open-source media player VLC hits the big time
For several years, the free, third-party media player of choice for many video connoisseurs was the open-source VLC media player. It worked on multipl...
Article | 2/07/2009
Sony Walkman turns 30: memories of an iconic gadget
The Sony Walkman turns 30 today, amazing as much for the passage of time as it is for the fact that the Walkman brand persists today in digital audio ...
Article | 1/07/2009
Will a legal Pirate Bay thrive? (Hint: no)
The Pirate Bay, a torrent site that has attracted millions of users by offering a wealth of (often illegal) content, is now at a turning point. With a...